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PROOF THEORY FOR REDUCTIVE LOGIC

David J. Pym and Eike Ritter

in Reductive Logic and Proof-search: Proof Theory, Semantics, and Control

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198526339
eISBN:
9780191712012
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198526339.003.0004
Subject:
Mathematics, Logic / Computer Science / Mathematical Philosophy

This chapter provides a systematic account of reductive proof theory. Beginning with a somewhat historical account of (automated and interactive) theorem proving, it provides a systematic account of ... More


Communities of Style: Musical Figures of Black Diasporic Identity

Veit Erlmann

in Music, Modernity, and the Global Imagination: South Africa and the West

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195123678
eISBN:
9780199868797
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195123678.003.0015
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This chapter focuses on the song “Mbube” by Solomon Linda, a South African classic and milestone in the evolution of isicathamiya. “Mbube” has become the subject of many cover versions, most notably ... More


Mints, Moneyers and the Geography of Power in Early Medieval England and its Neighbours

Rory Naismith

in Power and Place in Europe in the Early Middle Ages

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780197266588
eISBN:
9780191896040
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197266588.003.0019
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

Thanks to the inscriptions on early medieval coins, the locations where they were made—mints—are among the best-recorded selections of places in Europe. This chapter seeks to demonstrate that the ... More


The Divergent Evolution of Coinage in Eastern and Western Eurasia

Walter Scheidel

in The Monetary Systems of the Greeks and Romans

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199233359
eISBN:
9780191716348
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199233359.003.0014
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

Coinage was independently created on no more than two occasions in history — in the Graeco-Lydian Aegean perhaps as early as the late 7th century BC, and in the Great Plain of China around two ... More


Ardashir’s Eastern Campaign and the Numismatic Evidence

MICHAEL ALRAM

in After Alexander: Central Asia before Islam

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263846
eISBN:
9780191734113
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263846.003.0011
Subject:
Classical Studies, Asian and Middle Eastern History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter examines the eastern campaign of Ardashir as the king of Fars based on numismatic evidence. Ardashir's coinage can be easily divided into three major phases according to its images and ... More


Looking Forward, Looking Backward

John Wigger

in American Saint Francis Asbury and the Methodists

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195387803
eISBN:
9780199866410
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195387803.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

In the wake of the sacramental crisis Asbury established a pattern of relentless travel by horseback across the continent that defined the church for decades to come. He visited New York City, which ... More


Roman Silver Coinage: Mints, Metallurgy, and Production

Matthew Ponting

in Quantifying the Roman Economy: Methods and Problems

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199562596
eISBN:
9780191721458
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199562596.003.0012
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter discusses issues surrounding the estimation of the silver content of Roman imperial silver coins and presents some results of ongoing research. Silver content is an important tool for ... More


Scale and Scope: Coinage, Arbitrage, and Bimetallism

Marc Flandreau

in The Glitter of Gold: France Bimetallism and the Emergence of the International Gold Standard 1848-1873

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
August 2004
ISBN:
9780199257867
eISBN:
9780191601279
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199257868.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

Chapter 6 documents the role of arbitrage networks on the operation of bimetallism. Focusing on the experience of the Rothschilds, its shows how bankers organized themselves in order to take ... More


The Language of the Mint

Hugh B. Urban

in Songs of Ecstasy: Tantric and Devotional Songs from Colonial Bengal

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195139013
eISBN:
9780199871674
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195139011.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

The collection of “Mint Sayings” (Ṭyāṅkśālī) for which translations are presented in this chapter was compiled in 1902 by Manulāl Miśra, a Kartābhajā author who tried to systematize this ortherwise ... More


The Rise and Rise of the Mississippi Company, 1719

Antoin E. Murphy

in John Law: Economic Theorist and Policy-maker

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198286493
eISBN:
9780191596674
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019828649X.003.0014
Subject:
Economics and Finance, History of Economic Thought

In 1719, Law was successful in taking over all of the trading companies, the rights to the Mint, and the tax farms. He had created a giant holding company. In August 1719, he proposed taking over the ... More


Coinage and Currency

Mark Blackburn

in The Anarchy of King Stephen's Reign

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198203643
eISBN:
9780191675928
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198203643.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

This chapter examines the coinage and currency under the reign of King Stephen of England. It suggests that the coinage during King Stephen's reign is one of the most complex and challenging in the ... More


The Kentucky Derby Party

Peggy Noe Stevens, Susan Reigler, and Fred Minnick

in Which Fork Do I Use with My Bourbon?: Setting the Table for Tastings, Food Pairings, Dinners, and Cocktail Parties

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781949669091
eISBN:
9781949669121
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9781949669091.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

Every spring, horses and whiskey meet to celebrate “The Greatest Two Minutes in Sports,” the Kentucky Derby, which is run at Churchill Downs in Louisville on the first Saturday in May. While the ... More


Coinage to 1534: the sign of the times

Michael Dolley

in A New History of Ireland: Volume II, Medieval Ireland 1169–1534

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199539703
eISBN:
9780191701184
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199539703.003.0031
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

This chapter discusses the following: coinlessness of pre-Christian and early Christian Ireland; Viking importations and Hiberno-Norse minting; Anglo-Norman coins; thirteenth-century recoinages; ... More


The Prosecutorial Origins of Defense Counsel

John H. Langbein

in The Origins of Adversary Criminal Trial

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199287239
eISBN:
9780191718137
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199287239.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology, Legal History

In the 1730s, English judges began to depart from the rule against defense counsel in cases of felony, by allowing counsel to examine and cross-examine witnesses. This change in practice effectively ... More


Designing change: Coins and the creation of new national identities

Catherine Eagleton

in Cultures of Decolonisation: Transnational productions and practices, 1945-70

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780719096525
eISBN:
9781526104335
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719096525.003.0010
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

Designs on currency are often seen as markers of political change, with the change in images at independence seen as a visual representation of the new nation. However, most studies have explored ... More


The Path to Immortality

Nicholas Mee

in The Cosmic Mystery Tour

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780198831860
eISBN:
9780191869785
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198831860.003.0001
Subject:
Physics, Particle Physics / Astrophysics / Cosmology, History of Physics

Newton’s theories of mechanics and gravity laid the foundations for the development of modern science. Newton is introduced through his activities at the Royal Mint. Newton’s ideas reigned supreme ... More


Off the Shelf

Joe Nickell

in Real or Fake: Studies in Authentication

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813125343
eISBN:
9780813135229
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813125343.003.0017
Subject:
History, Social History

This chapter presents a collection of other cases from the author's files. It begins with his examination of authentic Civil War artifacts, as well as some ubiquitous bogus Civil War artifacts. Next ... More


Catalogue of Coins, Part II

Robert C. Knapp and John D. Mac Isaac

in Excavations at Nemea III: The Coins

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520231696
eISBN:
9780520927902
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520231696.003.0005
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

The catalogue of coins in part 2 was similar to part 1, but the only difference was the added label—mint. It is stated that if there was no mint shown on a coin, it means none was named on the coin. ... More


Feudal Baron

Robert B. Patterson

in The Earl, the Kings, and the Chronicler: Robert Earl of Gloucester and the Reigns of Henry I and Stephen

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
March 2019
ISBN:
9780198797814
eISBN:
9780191839122
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198797814.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History, Historiography

Family affairs, land usage, and seigniorial status are the most visible elements of Earl Robert’s baronial life. There are examples of his children being reared and later maintained in his household. ... More


Material Culture: From Arts to Coins

Oliver H. Creighton, Duncan W. Wright, Michael Fradley, and Steven Trick

in Anarchy: War and Status in 12th-Century Landscapes of Conflict

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781781382424
eISBN:
9781786943996
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781382424.003.0005
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

This chapter examines the material culture of the twelfth century and assesses evidence for change as a result of the civil war. The period’s pottery shows a myriad of regionally distinctive patterns ... More


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